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New Director boosts RMIT Activator

Support for start-ups and entrepreneurial thinking is set to take another giant stride forward, with a new Director of RMIT Activator announced today.

The changing face of accounting

No longer a faceless executive, the accountant is coming to the fore to lead organisations through radical changes.

Report warns of uncertain future for registered training organisations

New research with industry calls for more consistent national policies on Australia's Vocational Education and Training (VET) sector.

Listening to community, looking forward together

RMIT researchers are supporting community-led efforts to change laws holding some Aboriginal Victorians back from employment.

Report calls for Australian digital skills framework

New research finds most employers are unprepared for the digital future of work and risk being left behind.

Women at work: Q&A with Iola Mathews

Iola Mathews has fought for women’s rights at work for decades. She spoke to RMIT’s Pauline Stanton about her new book and what we can learn from the past.

Blockchain researcher gets accounting student of the year nomination

Jana Schmitz’s forward-thinking approach to accounting has landed her in the running for a national accounting prize.

Study reveals winning tweet formula used by celebrities

Celebrity tweets that tell a story to fans are more likely to be shared than facts, introspection or angry outbursts, new study reveals.

Urgent action needed on aged care, work and family policies

Experts are calling for better working conditions in aged care, disability and child care sectors.

Big data, big opportunity: building an ethical future for health tech

Big data means big opportunity, but what are the ethical implications of tapping into health data as a public resource? And are we even collecting what we need?

How to be proactive at work, without leaving a trail of destruction

Proactivity in the workplace is a good thing, right? Well, not always.

Hon Dr Craig Emerson announced as Director of RMIT’s Australian APEC Study Centre

RMIT University has today announced the appointment of the Hon Dr Craig Emerson to Director of the Australian APEC Study Centre (AASC).

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